This conversation makes me smart,
I’m so alone since we grew apart,
And in your eyes, I’m a man without a heart,
And I’m getting confused.
I’m a loser; trying to hide the truth,
And when I get close, I can feel it all around and you.

And these restraints, they hold me back,
Pushing me but I won’t react,
I could never steal your spotlight away.

I tried to act like I don’t give a damn,
But I just looked like a desperate half-man,
It’s hard to please when you’re in demand,
And I’m trying to demand you.

See, I’m not feeling all that well.
Did you feel my pain when I fell?
What’s your secret? Come on, this is me, you can tell.
Listen here; it’s a heartfelt plea,
What do you gain by hurting me?
I’d chew my leg off for your sanctuary.

I tried to act I like don’t give a damn,
But I just looked like a desolate man,
It’s hard to please when you’re in demand,
And I’m trying to demand you.

So look away when you hear the cue,
When someone whispers they love you,
I won’t know where to look or what to do,
And it’s destroying me.
I know I’m no angel!
So what should I do?
Sprout wings and float up and join you?

This conversation makes me smart,
I’m so alone since we grew apart,
And in your eyes I’m a man without a heart.


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    This song is painfully sad. The protagonist seems to be well aware that he's losing a loved one (possibly to some terminal illness?) Perhaps he is contempleting suicide to join his partner- "what should I do? Sprout wings float up & join you". And perhaps he is jealous of all the attention she is getting on her deathbed? "I could never steal your spotlight away?" Am I even close with this? Just an opinion!

    HorseWhispereron March 17, 2005   Link
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    Haven't a clue but it's a beautiful song. Absolutely amazing!!

    ghmfanon May 27, 2005   Link

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